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Congress warns E.U. against ‘Warning Labels’ for Jewish-made products by Adam Kredo

boycott-israel.png Landmark case mandating labels on Jewish goods to be decided this week ...
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Israel calls for ‘Deep ... Change’ at UNRWA following high profile resignation by Staff

krahenbuhl.png The resignation of Pierre Krahenbuhl as commissioner-general of UNRWA on Wednesday was “but the first step in a long process that is needed to eliminate corruption ...
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LA Times misleads on US policy, international law and Jerusalem, Golan by Ricki Hollander and Tamar Sternthal

south-golan-kineret-by-hadar-300x201.png Newspaper articles' authors are naive about the meaning, interpretation, and application of international law. The LA Times fell into this cloud of ignorance on Oct 15 2019 ...
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Israel :bracing for direct missile or drone attack by Iran by TOI Staff

iran-missile-640x400.png Security cabinet to meet next week as Army Radio cites sources saying Tehran may respond to strikes against its regional proxies attributed to Israel ...
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Palestinians to resume taking Israeli collected tax money by Ali Sawafta and Maayan Lubell

The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) will once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel, after rejecting the money for months, Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Friday ...
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Palestinian Authority must pay $3.61 million in torture case by Ahmad Melhem

rts2jw7g-870.png Israel recently collected several million dollars from Palestinian Authority funds to compensate Arab-Israelis wrongly arrested two decades ago. ...
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US envoy urges ‘transparent’ investigation of UNRWA over alleged misconduct by AFP and TOI staff

ap_18022389077206-640x400.png After internal report alleges sex crimes and corruption at highest levels of refugee agency, Jason Greenblatt says its model is ‘broken’ and Palestinians ‘deserve much better’ ...
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Palestinians call for ‘blacklisting’ Arab journalists for visiting Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh

442608.png The visit by the Arab journalists to Israel “is part of a political effort in the context of Zionist-American schemes to liquidate the Palestinian cause." ...
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Why Trump thinks this is the moment to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Judy Woodruff interviewing Jason Greenblatt

U.S. presidents have long tried, and failed, to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In June, President Trump’s team unveiled the first part of its peace plan, an economic proposal. The plan’s all-important political component is yet to come. Judy Woodruff speaks with Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump real estate lawyer helping lead the U.S. effort, about what’s at stake. ...
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Senior Hamas official calls on members of Palestinian diaspora to kill Jews by Adam Rasgon

screen-shot-2019-07-14-at-8.01.05-pm-640x400.png Fathi Hammad, known for his fiery rhetoric, also appears to urge Palestinians in the West Bank to stab Israelis; another Hamas official tries to distance terror group from remarks ...
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Why Palestinians do not trust their leaders by Khaled Abu Toameh

3977.png Palestinian leaders do not grasp that the Palestinian public cares a great deal more about being treated like human beings by their own leaders than about anti-Israel and anti-US rhetoric. ...
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Peace to Prosperity - a new plan by Jared Kushner

The Whitehouse 50B prosperity plan for the Middle East ...
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A first: IDF reservists in British parliament by Arutz Sheva Staff

903977.png IDF reservists testify to British Parliament about terrorists' use of human shields, abuse of civilian population. ...
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Former Miss Iraq slams Hamas for using human shields by Editors

sjgjg-1280x640.png The former Miss Iraq for 2017 Sarah Idan, who previously received criticism for a selfie with Miss Israel, has accused Hamas of using the people of the Gaza Strip as human shields. ...
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U.S. blasts UN for ‘anti-Israel bias’ at Security Council meeting by Edith M. Lederer

azbmckarm5aajowuwvitnb6yjm.png He called the council’s “obsessive” focus on Israeli settlements a “farce”, saying settlements aren’t keeping Israel and the Palestinians from negotiating peace, and said the council should instead condemn Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad for recently firing hundreds of rockets into Israel from Gaza. ...
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The law of war permits Israel to destroy Hamas by David French

israel-gaza-rockets.jpg?fit=789%2c460_xtr_ssl=1.png It’s time to change the terms of the international debate. It’s time for the world community to stop imposing these double standards on Israel, and start doing what international law requires: holding Hamas responsible for the devastation that results from Israel’s legal, necessary, and proper responses to its provocations. ...
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European leaders strongly condemn Gaza rocket fire on Israel by Raphael Ahren

000_1g55ko-e1556959538603-640x400.png Attacks ‘must stop immediately,’ EU says; Israel’s security is ‘a raison d’état,’ Austria declares; Berlin and Madrid urge restraint ...
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Making sense of Palestinian logic by Daniel Pipes

5610.png Why do the leaders of Hamas, PA - both quasi-governmental entities take apparently self-defeating steps such as launching rocket attacks on Israel, and refusing to accept tax revenue from Israel. Because they bring results. Follow the logic: ...
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Labour MP claims old Guatemalan video is ‘Israeli soldiers beating up Palestinian children’ by Joel Adams and Rory Tingle

12601430-6948713-image-m-20_1556001966675.png Fury as Labour MP shares video he claims is Israeli soldiers ‘beating up Palestinian children for the fun of it’ – which was actually filmed in Guatemala ...
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DePaul students demand professor apologize for 'Immoral Conduct' after pro-Israel Op-Ed by Jenni Fink

depaul-university-professor-jason-hill-petition-apologize.png A student coalition called for DePaul University in Chicago to censure Philosophy Professor Jason D. Hill and for him to issue a public apology for an op-ed he wrote on Tuesday about Israel annexing the West Bank. The incident is the latest in an ongoing series of disputes surrounding free speech, Middle East policy and anti-semitism on college campuses nationwide. ...
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New anti-Semitism envoy says BDS movement is anti-Semitic by Carol Morello

r6fincahcii6tchdtcnd4rliea.png “An individual has a right to buy or not buy what they please,” Elan Carr told reporters. “However, if there is an organized movement to economically strangle the state of Israel, that is anti-Semitic.” “The idea that somehow there can be movements organized to deny Israel its legitimacy, and not to allow Israel to participate in economic commerce in the world, sure that is [anti-Semitic]. Hatred of the Jewish state is hatred of the Jewish people.” ...
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Federal election 2019: ALP headaches over Israel get worse by Lanai Scarr and Annabel Hennessy

1555376173680_g9425sit8.1-0.jpg?imwidth=810_xtr_impolicy=wan_v3.png Video has emerged of Labor MP Josh Wilson, the member for Fremantle, discussing the Israel Palestine conflict and describing Israeli checkpoints as “places you go to and you go to jail … sometimes they are places you go to and you die”. ...
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Picketing Cape Town’s Jewish groups in the name of Palestinians by Armin Rosen

tablet_boycott.png In South Africa, protests supposedly aimed at Israel target the country’s Jewish institutions By Armin Rosen ...
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Victory Against BDS: Airbnb Includes Rentals in Judea, Samaria by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

airbnb-for-everyone-video-e1543265803723.png Airbnb has agreed to completely retract its policy of delisting Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria, the Tel Aviv-based Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center announced on Tuesday. ...
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South African activists talk apartheid, Arab-Israeli conflict by Liat Weinstein

stk.new_.southernafricanactivists.4.1.19.0225online.jpg?itok=if3v7o5p.png Mokgomole was an active member of the BDS student group at the University of Witwatersrand. Molepo never officially joined the movement as a student at the University of Cape Town, but still believed Israel was an apartheid state. ...
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Is it Islamophobic to deny that ‘Palestine’ exists? by Joanthan Tobin

The comments of a New York City councilman about a country that doesn’t yet exist led to punishment that Rep. Ilhan Omar escaped for spreading anti-Semitism ...
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Rocket fire on Israel continues overnight by Editors

f00bf2ffcc218f50603a1f5bf11c11c6_800x392.20190325t191022.png More than sixty rockets have been fired at Israel in the past twenty-four hours. ...
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Thanks to Trump, diplomatic taboo around Western Wall comes tumbling down by Raphael Ahren

trump-us-israel_horo-1-1024x640.png Foreign VIPs used to insist no Israeli officials escort them to site, lest they be seen as tacitly recognizing Israeli sovereignty there. Now, the US is not alone in flouting rule ...
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Egypt warns Hamas that they bring about their own downfall by Unknown

el_sisi-1280x640.png Egypt told Hamas: “Israel will destroy you and we won’t do a thing to stop it” after rockets fired at Tel Aviv ...
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Review of Palestinian textbooks launched amid British concern curriculum promotes anti-Israel violence by Lee Harpin

penny-mordaunt.png Children's minds are 'being poisoned', the House of Commons was told in January ...
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Palestinians reject monthly tax transfer from Israel over prisoners dispute by Rami Ayyub Ali Sawafta Maayan Lubell Mark Heinrich

keren-shalom.png RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestinian Authority has rejected the first 2019 monthly tax transfer from Israel because it slashed the portion designated for financial support to families of militants who are jailed in Israel, a PA minister said. ...
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Jared Kushner : 'We've been working hard on the peace initiative for two years now' by Interviewers

kushner.png?f=16x9_xtr_w=1200_xtr_$p$f$w=1cba661.png the White House senior adviser's comments on President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan ...
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Australia and Denmark call on UNHRC to stop biased treatment of Israel by Tovah Lazaroff

436231.png United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned against a rising tide of xenophobia, including antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred. ...
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Anti-semitism row in Essex University student society vote by x

_105735062_universityofessexsquarestom.png More than 200 students have voted against forming a new Jewish society, raising fears of anti-semitism. ...
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U.S. Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March by Dan Williams, Maayan Lubell, Frances Kerry

?m=02_xtr_d=20190219_xtr_t=2_xtr_i=1358273949_xtr_r=lynxnpef1i1mp_xtr_w=20.png The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians. ...
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The key to Middle East peace is getting Palestinians to say 'yes' by Aharon Shapiro

7953a93e094bd9f120254beabc78cb5f6170c501.png Slavish conformism to conventional wisdom has done practically nothing to resolve the conflict between the Palestinians and Israel, trapping the sides in a stalemate for decades. Yet, in The Sydney Morning Herald, academic Paul Duffill relied upon traditionally unhelpful cliches in his analysis of recent Australian developments vis-à-vis Israel and the Palestinians (“Gap between parties becomes a chasm on Middle East peace”). ...
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Two Palestinians throw explosive at IDF soldiers, one terrorist killed by JPOST Staff

434721.png The IDF immediately returned fire, killing one of the terrorists, and injuring the second one. ...
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Time to tell the truth about the Palestinian issue by Alan Dershowitz

palestine_11162018.jpg?itok=cipx6hfs.png Time to break the silence on Palestine?? There is NO silence on Palestine, compared to the silence regarding: Kurds, Syrians, Iranians, Chechens, Tibetans, Ukrainians, and many other suffering groups. ...
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No more mere ‘honorary consuls’ in Jerusalem, Israel tells world by TOI Staff

f140325ys02-e1509482231855-640x400.png Foreign Ministry sent a letter in November to all nations with which Israel has diplomatic relations, telling them any mission in Jerusalem must be more than honorary ...
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Abbas told ‘Stop Spending 7% of Your Budget on Terrorist Salaries’ by Ben Cohen

screen-shot-2019-01-15-at-11.02.04-am.png After Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday told the UN in New York that Israel was an "obstruction" to the "cohesive development of all peoples" in the Middle East, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told Algemeiner: "As the United Nations very well knows from all of the development work Israel does, Israel is not what undermines development but actually helps it." "Instead, it is the Palestinian Authority that undermines its own capacity and development. The PA should stop spending 7% of its annual budget on inciting and paying terrorist salaries, and instead use it to develop its infrastructure and help its people." The PA spent $355 million of international donors' money in 2017 on paying salaries and other benefits to convicted or "martyred" terrorists and their families. ...
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Switzerland to examine reports that Palestinian textbooks promote violence, racism by Shiri Moshe

impactse4.png The Swiss government will review reports that the Palestinian curriculum promotes violence, antisemitism, and other themes that undermine a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel, the SonntagsZeitung newspaper reported on Saturday. ...
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Rift twixt PA and Hamas at all time high by Nidal al-Mughrabi

The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip ...
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The real racism against the Palestinians by Stephen Daisley

gettyimages-1077049700.jpg?auto=compress.enhance.format_xtr_crop=faces.entropy.e We expect Israel to operate like Belgium south of Beirut and castigate it for failing to live up to our values (or what we claim to be our values). We expect almost nothing of the Palestinians, and certainly not for them to conduct their affairs as we do (or tell ourselves we do). ...
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69 years after joining, Israel formally leaves UNESCO; so too, does the US by Raphael Ahrens

f170717sa10-640x400.png UN cultural agency’s efforts to convince Washington and Jerusalem fail; ‘we aren’t going to be a member of an organization that deliberately acts against us,’ Israeli envoy says ...
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Once again, Palestinians deny any Jewish connection to Jerusalem by Elder of Zion

gravatar.png_xtr_r=g.png Palestinian actions in Jerusalem deny Jewish connection. This is to appeal to fundamentalist Christian thinking. It's is a re-hash of old Christian dogma that Christianity supersedes Judaism, allowing the propagation of the myth that from the time of Jesus onwards, the people who call themselves Jews are irrelevant: the Christians are the legacy holders of all the divine promises. ...
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Why did Abbas proclaim the dissolution of PA parliament? by Pinhas Inbari

joint_war_hamas.jpg?resize=500%2c282.png On Dec. 22, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced he will dissolve the Palestinian Parliament that was elected in accordance with the Oslo accords, to be followed by new elections. Abbas is attempting to revive the old PLO, but organizations such as the Popular and Democratic Fronts, and Islamic Jihad, as well as other parties and civil society groups, stand by Hamas. With Hamas, they have established a joint war room to manage the riots at the Gaza border fence. Following the move of the other organizations toward Hamas, Abbas was not able to convene the PLO institutions in Ramallah, which very likely led to his resolution to dissolve the Legislative Council. In any case, the Legislative Council has not convened since 2006. ...
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British taxpayers STILL fund 'lessons in hate' at Palestinian schools where children stage mock executions by Daniel Martin

7448546-6498175-image-a-36_1544834185190.png Plays put on at schools and have even included pupils staging mock executions ...
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UNIFIL confirms Hezbulla violations of UN resolution 1701 by Editors

Technical investigations conducted independently in accordance with UNIFIL's mandate, at this stage confirm that two of the tunnels cross the Blue Line. These constitute violations of UN Security Council resolution 1701. ...
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Corbyn to use his power to harm Israel - be ready by Caroline Glick

428139.png Israel needs to act now to prepare itself for the day after a Corbyn government is formed. (Does Israel also need to prepare itself for the day after a Shorten government is formed in Australia?) Because without a doubt, Corbyn intends to use his power to harm Israel. And as the prime minister of Britain, he will have significant means to achieve his goal. ...
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Australia stands by Jerusalem decision after backlash by AFP

ap_18349311085015-640x400.png Malaysia calls recognition of West Jerusalem as capital a ‘humiliation,’ but PM Scott Morrison cites Indonesia merely ‘noting’ move as proof of ‘measured’ international response ...
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When Anti-Zionism Tunnels Under Your House by Brett Stephens

merlin_147701307_c7cf106c-1df4-4c07-9de5-d2df3f28b38b-articlelarge.jpg?quality=7 For the people of northern Israel, anti-Zionism isn't some feckless sally in the world of ideas. ...
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U.N. peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel at Lebanon border by Staff

U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon have confirmed the existence of a tunnel discovered by the Israeli military close to the blue line separating the two countries, it said in a statement on Thursday. ...
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Israel moves to seal Hezbollah tunnels at Lebanon border by Isabel Kershner and David M. Halbfinger

merlin_147510159_9fee9dde-8405-4a2b-964c-a879666ed840-articlelarge.jpg?quality=7 The Israeli military moved Tuesday to block tunnels it said Hezbollah has been building under the Lebanese border, saying it wanted “to nip them in the bud” before they posed a threat to Israeli civilians. ...
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Sydney University moves to sack notorious lecturer after Nazi swastika incident by Michael Koziol

655bc440d02011a38f47f53a5a974cd3b588afac.png Dr Anderson had published on social media and in lecture slides "material which included the Nazi Swastika over the Israeli flag," the spokeswoman said, and this was found to be "disrespectful and offensive, and contrary to the university’s behavioural expectations and requirements for all staff". ...
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The progressive West must stop fetishising Palestinian extremists by Stephen Daisley

stephen-daisley.png?auto=compress.enhance.format_xtr_crop=faces.entropy.edges_xt ... those who claim to stand in solidarity with Palestinians will continue to objectify, fetishise and patronise them. They have no interest in actual liberation; a Palestinian state would rob them of their little morality play in the desert. The Palestinians will go on being pin-ups and go on being stateless. ...
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Sydney Uni’s theatre of the absurd by Tom Switzer

It is the height of irony that universities across the Western world should have been at the forefront, in recent years, of restricting freedom of speech. ...
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Feckless West can’t keep falling for Hamas propaganda by Alexander Downer

The vast majority of Israelis favour a two-state solution with secure borders. But the Palestinians are more equivocal. At best, they regard the two-state solution as an interim arrangement. In the end they want one multicultural state incorporating Israel and the Palestinian Territories. ...
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In 1948, Palestinians lost land. But not to Israel by Michael Berenhaus

rex_protests_in_gaza_at_border_with_9683096h-2682.jpg?uuid=zckmufr-eeifjxk-y01gz .. the dark little secret that the manipulative sentence left out was that the Palestinians lost the West Bank not to Israel but to their land-grabbing brethren Jordan.. ...
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It’s too late to refom the Australian ABC by Janet Albrechtsen

cassidy_caricature.jpeg.png Given that "Insiders" did not provide informed and fair analysis of the UNHRC and the resolution last Friday, let's do it here. ...
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Does the media really understand the Gaza violence? by Simon Plosker

gaza-border-riots-feature-747x400.png There is only one winner in the current situation and Israelis are certainly not celebrating the bloodshed. The images of Israelis celebrating the US Embassy move at the same time, however, create a false image of Israeli insensitivity. Meanwhile Hamas leaders rejoice while Palestinian Arabs mourn. ...
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Me too. I complied with Hamas censorship by Matti Friedman

merlin_138225027_fcddc255-6a0a-4924-96ca-98c78ff477a4-articlelarge.jpg?quality=9 I (New York Times) complied with Hamas censorship in the form of a threat to one of our Gaza reporters and cut a key detail from an article: that Hamas fighters were disguised as civilians and were being counted as civilians in the death toll. ...
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